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Vic Knight: Growing Conophytums and Lithops interview by Derek Castle
Vic Knight: Growing Conophytums and Lithops interview by Derek Castle
::2011/10/19::
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Conophytums in collection May 2013
Conophytums in collection May 2013
::2013/05/04::
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Conophytum Blooming Time Lapse
Conophytum Blooming Time Lapse
::2008/11/02::
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fiori di conophytum e lithops
fiori di conophytum e lithops
::2011/10/19::
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Conophytum-Ukulele
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::2010/12/21::
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Amazing Mesembs - Conophytum (part 3)
Amazing Mesembs - Conophytum (part 3)
::2008/08/26::
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Mesembs: Conophytum Tour
Mesembs: Conophytum Tour
::2011/10/11::
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Conophytum cubicum In SITU
Conophytum cubicum In SITU
::2011/12/18::
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Mesembs: Conophytum tour 2
Mesembs: Conophytum tour 2
::2011/10/11::
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Conophytum de "The private life of plants"
Conophytum de "The private life of plants"
::2012/04/17::
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литопсы и конофитумы  lithops conophytum www.lithops.com.ua
литопсы и конофитумы lithops conophytum www.lithops.com.ua
::2014/10/28::
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Greenhouse 1st part (includes  Gingy)
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::2014/06/18::
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conophytum  2 месяца
conophytum 2 месяца
::2014/01/10::
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Conophytum Species Mix Seeds - Cactus Mix Seeds on  www.MySeeds.Co
Conophytum Species Mix Seeds - Cactus Mix Seeds on www.MySeeds.Co
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Conophytum www lithops com ua
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Cono house and propagating area.
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Конофитумы | Conophytums
Конофитумы | Conophytums
::2011/08/13::
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Película PALEO
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::2012/05/21::
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Strange Dead Succulant
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::2011/09/03::
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Insy the House spider
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Collection
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::2013/04/13::
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"Hollywood" Cactus Blooming
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::2009/06/09::
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Tiger Jaws (Faucaria) Flowering Time Lapse
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::2007/11/08::
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Titanopsis Flowering Time Lapse
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Aloinopsis Flowering Time Lapse
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Cactus, cadex, succulentes,...
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::2008/06/23::
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Cheiridopsis Flowering Time Lapse
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Feria en el Okinawense 4 Hansi a
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Cactus, Caudex, Succulentes,...
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Greenhouse tour
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Antimima Time Lapse - Mesemb
Antimima Time Lapse - Mesemb
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Cheiridopsis Capsule Opening  Real Time
Cheiridopsis Capsule Opening Real Time
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Amazing Mesembs  - Lithops (part 6)
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Amazing Mesembs  - part 7
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Amazing Mesembs - part 1
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Amazing Mesembs - part 2
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Amazing Mesembs - part 4
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Amazing Mesembs - part 5
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Flowering Mesembs and reminder of the MSG show
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Wild Stock Rose
Wild Stock Rose
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plant time lapse succulent , in 365 photos
plant time lapse succulent , in 365 photos
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Gibbaeum pilosulum N.E. Brown
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Lithops Pseudotruncatella
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Lithops fulviceps
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Cactus Timelapse 1
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faucaria 2012
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My lithops!!
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Facebook   Videos Posted by Steve Livingstone  the largest dead snake ever found
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plant collection under lights
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alcuni fiori delle piante grasse vivono solo 24h
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Conophytum
Conophytum ampliatum.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Aizoaceae
Genus: Conophytum
N.E.Br.
Species

See text.

Conophytum flavum novicium

Conophytum is a genus of South African and Namibian succulent plants that belong to the Aizoaceae family. The name is derived from the Latin “conus” (cone) and Greek “phytum” (plant). The plants are also known as knopies (buttons), waterblasies (water blisters), sphaeroids, conos, cone plants, dumplings, or button plants.

Taxonomy[edit]

The genus is sometimes wrongly referred to as Conophyton, the name that Adrian Hardy Haworth suggested in 1821: "If this section proves to be a genus, the name of Conophyton would be apt". However, this was too tentative to establish a validly published generic name and also, Haworth himself neither adopted it nor accepted the genus. The genus was neither recognised nor validly named until the name Conophytum was published 101 years later.[1]

Description[edit]

Conophytum species are dwarf cushion-forming or single-bodied succulents. Members of the genus are tiny plants with succulent leaves ranging from 1/4" to 2" in length. These leaves are partially or entirely fused along their centers. Each leaf pair (together referred to as a body) ranges in shape from "bilobed" to spherical to ovoid to tubular to conical. Some species have leaf windows on the top of their leaves. To the naked eye the epidermis ranges from very smooth to slightly rough to hairy, depending on the microscopic epidermal cell shape and structure. In their normal, natural state each stem has only one pair of leaves at a time though one plant may have dozens of stems and thus dozens of leaf pairs. When very heavy rains come to their native habitat they may grow luxuriantly and develop two leaf pairs per stem simultaneously; this is called "stacking up" of the leaves.

Species[edit]

This is a list of species in the genus Conophytum.[2]

Conophytum seitubum

References[edit]

  1. ^ McNeill, J. et al (eds) "International Code of Botanical Nomenclature (Vienna Code). Regnum Vegetabile" 146. A.R.G. Gantner Verlag 2006. KG. ISBN 3-906166-48-1
  2. ^ Hammer, S.(2002) Dumpling and His Wife: New Views of the Genus Conophytum EAE Creative Colour Ltd. ISBN 0-9539326-1-3
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